Duncan Bonner

Falck Safety Services UK appoints new UK managing director

Training, management and competency organisation, Falck Safety Services UK, has appointed a new UK managing director. Duncan Bonner has been  UK sales director with the company for the previous two years.  He takes over from Colin…

Howard Woodcock, chief executive at Bibby Offshore

Bibby Offshore secures multimillion North Sea contract

Subsea services provider, Bibby Offshore, has secured a two-phase multimillion pound contract with an oil & gas and production company. The contract will see Bibby Offshore carry out IRM services across a number of the operators North…

Walter Thain

Three60 Energy strengthens Senior Management Team with new CEO

Three60 Energy, a newly formed oil field service company backed by Simmons Private Equity, today announced the appointment of a new board member to strengthen the senior management team and drive the future growth of…

Salvatore Cutino, Regional Director Africa, EnerMech Ltd

EnerMech aims to double African revenues to £50m

Aberdeen-based global integrated engineering services specialist, EnerMech, has appointed Salvatore Cutino as regional director for Africa as it looks to double revenues in the region to more than £50 million over the next three years.…

David Currie

Proserv completes $50m financial restructuring

Energy services company, Proserv, has completed a successful financial restructuring, strengthening the long term plans of the company. Through a debt-for-equity exchange and injection of a $50 million investment, the company’s two largest lenders - KKR…

Ian Phillips, chief executive of OGIC.

OGIC reports significant support for Scottish job creation

The Oil & Gas Innovation Centre (OGIC) has reported that more than 500 jobs will be sustained or created in Scotland over the next six years as a direct result of its support for research…

OPITO Workforce Dynamics Review, Future Talent

Oil and gas industry urged to support new skills strategy

The UKCS Workforce Dynamics Review, by global energy skills body OPITO in partnership with Robert Gordon University’s (RGU) Oil and Gas Institute, assesses the changing skills requirements for the industry over the next 20 years.…

The Underwater Centre

New ownership secures sustainable future for The Underwater Centre

Subsea training and trials centre, The Underwater Centre, located in the Scottish Highlands, has turned a corner after receiving industry support to secure its future. Industry and public bodies including Oil & Gas UK, Subsea…

New global oil and gas decommissioning consortium with unique approach for operators

A collaborative supply chain approach to global decommissioning has been launched, offering an end-to-end solution from industry leaders, to reduce the decommissioning burden, risk and cost for operators. The new global decommissioning consortium, which includes…

From left - Kevin Keogh, Andrew Forest, Fernando Hernandez

Paradigm Flow Services continues US success

The Houston office of oil and gas services provider Paradigm Flow Services has secured work worth £7 million ($9.7 million) in the last 12 months. In late 2016, Kevin Keogh relocated from the company’s Aberdeenshire…

Aiken Group’s new base helps lands key contract

Aberdeen-based Aiken Group’s new base on the outskirts of the city has proved to be the key factor in securing a significant new contract. In response to customer demand, Aiken Group recently announced an expansion…

RotoMill

TWMA marks further success with West Africa project

TWMA, provider of specialised drilling waste management services, is set to deliver drill cuttings management services to New Age Cameroon Offshore Petroleum (New Age) in a two well, offshore drilling project. The work scope, which…

Jonathan Roger

Siccar Point Energy confirms Cambo well spud and Shell deal completion

Siccar Point Energy has started drilling a final appraisal well on the Cambo field, north-west of Shetland, with results expected this summer. The Aberdeen based production, development and exploration company, has also confirmed the completion…

Bob MacDonald

Wood and IBM collaborate to transform asset life cycle management

Wood and IBM have entered into an agreement to conceive and offer new digital products and services that will advance operational efficiencies for customers in industrial and energy markets. This multi-year agreement combines Wood’s engineering innovation and industry…

Tom Leeson

Decom North Sea reveals finalists for Inaugural Decommissioning Awards

Decom North Sea has today {Tuesday 1 May} announced its’ finalists for the first industry awards dedicated to decommissioning. Hosted by the organisation the evening prior to the annual Decom Offshore Conference, the awards aim…

Wynne Edwards, founder and managing director of MarineMTS

North-East marine business making waves across the globe

MarineMTS has launched  ‘Silverbox’ - a new piece of technology that is set to boost the maritime sector by providing secure chart and data updates to mariners across the globe.  Silverbox will help vessel owners and operators…

from right to left, Business, Energy and Innovation Minister Paul Wheelhouse with Paddy Collins, Chief Executive Officer, Aubin

£1.9 million Scottish Government funding to enhance National Decommissioning Centre of Excellence

The Oil & Gas Technology Centre has been awarded grant funding of £1.9 million from the Scottish Government’s Decommissioning Challenge Fund to invest in the recently-announced National Decommissioning Centre of Excellence in partnership with the…

L-R Paul Crichton and Dave McGinlay

First Marine Solutions appoints key senior roles to support growth

First Marine Solutions (FMS) has made two senior appointments to bolster the firm’s ambitious global growth plans. Dave McGinlay and Paul Crichton join the Aberdeen based mooring services provider as Business Development Director and Sales and…

The 350Te Spooler

Motive Offshore Group invests £1.7m in specialist fleet

A North-east offshore services firm has invested £1.7m in specialist equipment to meet demand from clients across the globe. Motive Offshore Group, which is headquartered in Boyndie near Banff, and provides the oil, gas, subsea and…

From left - Sian Lloyd Rees and Deirdre Michie

Aker Solutions opens new £8 million upgraded site

Aker Solutions officially opens its upgraded Aberdeen services facility today (Thursday 26th April 2018). "Our investment in the Aberdeen services base demonstrates our commitment to the North Sea, a mature basin where we see opportunities,"…

Laura Iley - Head of Energy, Oil and Gas at Aspectus Group

Aspectus Group’s energy earnings hit £1m mark on anniversary of Aberdeen launch

Aspectus Group is celebrating on multiple fronts as the energy, oil and gas practice marks the second anniversary of its Aberdeen office by reporting £1 million in annual revenues, and over £5 million globally.  This milestone…

Ian Stewart

Marine Technical Limits expands services with new senior appointment

Kintore-based FPSO and marine vessel specialists, Marine Technical Limits (MTL), has expanded its service offering with the appointment of a new Lead Naval Architect. The organisation, which provides specialist equipment, inspection and repair services, has…

The Triton team from left - John Dickson, Adele Wilson, Scott Shand, Charlotte Thomson and Jamie Leese

Recruitment company celebrates first year in business with Middle East partnership

An Aberdeen-based recruitment consultancy has marked its first year in business by announcing a unique partnership with a leading Abu Dhabi agent. Triton Energy Solutions, which is based in the city’s west end, secures experienced…

Chris Pearson

OGTC backs ‘plug and play’ projects to help unlock 3.4 billion barrels

Following a successful ‘Call for Ideas’, the Oil & Gas Technology Centre is backing four subsea ‘plug and play’ projects to help unlock the 3.4 billion barrels of oil and gas in marginal fields, or…

Doug Whyte

Hydro Group awarded Queen’s Award for Enterprise

Subsea cable and connector specialist Hydro Group plc has been awarded the prestigious Queen’s Award for Enterprise: International Trade. The Awards acknowledge exceptional businesses across the UK, celebrating the cream of the country’s entrepreneurs and…